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Susie Garrett
Birth: Dec. 29, 1931
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Death: May 24, 2002
Southfield
Oakland County
Michigan, USA

Actress. Susie Garrett had rolls on 'Punky Brewster' and ''The Jeffersons'. She played Betty Johnson on "Punky Brewster" and also appeared in 10 episodes of the CBS television show called "The Jefferson's", that featured an African American family's rise into high society. Susie has a sister who is also an actress, Marla Gibbs, who played George and Louise Jefferson's maid. Television producer, Aaron Spelling, was the first person who saw her in the '227' play. In turn, she signed a contract with NBC. Mrs. Garrett moved from Los Angeles to Detroit, Michigan before breaking into television. She had walk'on parts in the 'Jeffersons' episodes. She also appeared in the film "The Wicked Stepmother". Her last performance is in a PBS special that will be aired this month on Channel 56. She narrates and plays the part of Sojouner Truth in "The Sojouner Truth Story". She also co-founded an acting school in Los Angeles, the Crossroads Arts Academy Theatre. Mrs. Garrett graduated from Detroit High School in 1949 and earned an associate's degree from Shaw College in Detroit in 1975. Mrs.Garrett, age 71 of Detroit, died of cancer at Providence Hospital in Southfield. 

Cause of death: Cancer
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 05, 2002
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